Service news - March 29

March 28, 2012

Michael Lazich of Greencastle, Pa., son of Pete and Connie Lazich, also of Greencastle, was recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in theU.S. Army.

He is a graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School. Lazich earned a bachelor’s degree and a commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps from Millersville University in 1995.

Initially serving as a sapper in the Engineer Corps, he completed Airborne, Ranger and Air Assault training, before earning his Green Beret in 2001, while stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.

Since that time, Lazich completed various assignments around the world, which included two combat tours to Iraq and a deployment to the Philippines, as a special forces officer. Most recently, he served as a joint staff officer with Special Operations Command — Pacific, in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Carson, Colo.


He is married to the former Elizabeth Lutz of Strasburg, Pa., and they have two sons.

Army National Guard Pvt. Roland S. Wilson, son of Patricia and Benjamin Wilson of Hagerstown, graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training.

Wilson is a 2009 graduate of North Hagerstown High School.

Air Force Airman Cody L. Hagins, son of Terry Hagins of Frederick, Md., and Jill Johnson of Hagerstown, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Hagins is a 2006 graduate of Gov. Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick.

Navy Seaman Kara E. Webb, daughter of Tammy H. Bryant of Charles Town, W.Va., and Timothy C. Webb, of Winchester, Va., recently completedU.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Webb is a 2002 graduate of Jefferson High School in Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Brad L. Kidd, son of Lisa Baker of Thurmont, Md., was recently deployed.

Kidd along with fellow saliors and marines, assigned to the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), departed Norfolk (Va.) Naval Station for the ship’s 22nd and final deployment.

Enterprise is slated to deploy to the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation as part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime security operations in international waters around the globe.

Navy Fireman David R. Tucker, son of Elizabeth C. Tucker and Brian D. Tucker, both of Middletown, Md., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Tucker is a 2007 graduate of Middletown High School.

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